Ten best RETREATS
RETREAT Magazine|Issue 20
Whether you’re flying solo in the Caribbean, partnered up or jetting off with the whole family in Europe, why not nip those winter woes in the bud and treat yourself to a wellness retreat for Christmas and New Year? These winter retreats ensure you get some much-needed recuperation and rejuvenation and provide you with the tools to sow the seeds for a positive, healthy new year. Give your mind and body the recuperation it needs with spectacular views and rejuvenating activities in one of our incredible destinations. From a festive fitness escape in the Andalusian mountains and a yuletide yoga retreat in the Caribbean, to a spa break in the snow-capped Dolomites and a joyful juice cleanse in Vietnam, each retreat provides personalised care and expert advice to give you the ultimate wellness experience.

DETOX AT LEFAY RESORT & SPA

DOLOMITI, ITALY

Unwind in the wonderful winter wonderland of the Dolomite mountain range on this detoxifying wellness retreat. With a state-of-the-art wellness temple surrounded by incredible alpine views, you can indulge in energising massages and draining wraps and forget about the usual Christmas Day chaos. Lefay Dolomiti’s sustainable restaurants offer organic, healthy meals with spectacular backdrops, so burning potatoes and overcooked turkey will feel like a world away and you can rediscover your balance of mind and body in the refreshing alpine air.

HAPPINESS LIKE NOWHERE ELSE AT BORGO EGNAZIA

ITALY

Start the new year the right way and trade dull winter days with a well being boosting break to the stunning coast of Southern Italy. A consultation on arrival will determine your personalised programme to allow you to reconnect with your inner self and prioritise your mental and physical health for optimum happiness. With the Vair spa offering hot stone massages, detoxification wraps and aromatherapy you’ll leave feeling like the festive season is, in fact, the most wonderful time of the year.

FITNESS RETREAT AT SHANTI SOM

SPAIN

A festive fitness escape that combines group yoga, training sessions and guided hikes with the orange groves and tropical gardens of Andalucia, what more could you want? Instead of running around looking for last-minute gifts you could be trekking up mountains and taking part in TRX sessions, with expert trainers on hand to give your physical health the reboot it deserves. Top it off with massages and therapies in the spa and you’ll be feeling merry and bright long after you leave.

REVITALISE AT EUPHORIA RETREAT

GREECE

It’s beginning to look a lot like wellness on this energising detox retreat in the glorious winter sun. Consultation and tests on arrival ensure your holiday is tailor made to your personal requirements, and a selection of treatments and sessions will leave you with an enhanced emotional wellbeing ready for the new year. Catering to all your nutritional needs, Euphoria Retreat delivers balanced healthy meals to compliment your fitness journey and allows you to indulge in delicious bites without the usual post-turkey food coma.

JUICE CLEANSING DETOX AT FUSION MAIA

VIETNAM

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